Taylor Business Institute (Closed 2020)

180 North Wabash Avenue, Fifth Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
  • Taylor Business Institute (TBI) is a small family owned college located in the heart of downtown Chicago. It is ideal for students who are seeking a culturally sensitive environment and personalized attention while acquiring an associate degree and workforce skills. It is regionally accredited(HLC), provides flexible schedule, hands-on training, small class size, and diverse environments. Scholarships and tuition relief plans are available for students who qualify.

School Highlights

Taylor Business Institute served 106 students (100% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 was lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Asian), which was more than the state average of 52%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
Taylor Business Institute(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty17 staff239 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Taylor Business Institute has declined by 62% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The Taylor Business Institute diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment106 students3,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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# Full-Time Students106 students1,099 students
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% Asian
25%
5%
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% Hispanic
3%
27%
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% Black
20%
13%
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% White
1%
48%
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% Non Resident races
48%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.670.68
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College Completion Rate
55%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,300$32,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $11,175 is less than the state average of $15,031. The private state tuition has declined by 21% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$11,175$15,031
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid40%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,359$7,550
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,184$3,875
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Acceptance Rate96%100%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

Taylor Business Institute`s mission is to serve the needs of underrepresented students by providing them the following:
  • A safe, reassuring place to take college courses in a small, supportive education space,
  • Associate of applied science degrees that prepare the college`s graduates with workforce skills,
  • A first step associate degree that can become a TBI graduate`s stepping stone into a bachelor`s degree,
  • Affordable education. Students who can establish need may be able to attend TBI with full grantsand
  • A diverse student body with students attending from over 30 countries. 
But most of all Taylor Business Institute is family. It`s faculty, staff and students all care about one another and focus on the success of the college`s graduates.

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The nearest community college to Taylor Business Institute is City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College (0.0 miles away).
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